Rushville Republican

November 21, 2012

Movie preview: “Red Dawn”


Rated: PG-13 for language, intense war violence and intense action

Running time: 1 hr 33 min

Cast: Chris Hemsworth, Josh Peck, Josh Hutcherson, Adrianne Palicki, Isabel Lucas, Jeffrey Dean Morgan

Plot: A group of young U.S. patriots wage guerrilla warfare against an invading military that's taken over their small town in this remake of the 1984 Cold War classic. Their friends and neighbors taken as prisoners of war, the students arm themselves, flee into the nearby woods to organize a counterattack, and strike back at the enemy using home-field advantage.